perioché: circumference, a portion circumscribedOriginal Word: περιοχή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (per-ee-okh-ay')
Short Definition: a passage of Scripture
Definition: a section or passage of Scripture.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
circumference, a portion circumscribed
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4042: περιοχή
περιοχή, περιοχῆς, ἡ (περιέχω, which see);
1. an encompassing, compass, circuit (Theophrastus, Diodorus, Plutarch, others).
2. that which is contained; specifically, the contents of any writing, Acts 8:32 (Cicero, ad Attic. 13, 25; Stobaeus, eclog. ethic., p. 164 (ii., p. 541, Gaisford edition)) (but A. V. place i. e. passage; cf. Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word). From periecho; a being held around, i.e. (concretely) a passage (of Scripture, as circumscribed) -- place. see GREEK periecho
From periecho; a being held around, i.e. (concretely) a passage (of Scripture, as circumscribed) -- place.
see GREEK periecho